Section Review

Section Review

Jurisdiction in cases of anonymous defamatory Internet postings:
Getting the "home court" advantage

People have been posting information on the Internet under assumed "screen names" for nearly as long as the Internet has been in existence. Web postings by such anonymous authors present a variety of legal issues. A recent case from the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts sheds some new light on where a lawsuit over such anonymous postings can be filed.
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